The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

March 04, 2015 08:30 ET

The Fraser Institute/Media Advisory: New Study on Quebec's Fiscal Situation and the Pending Budget Coming Thursday, March 5

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - March 4, 2015) - On Thursday, March 5, with the provincial budget set for release later this month, the Fraser Institute will release a new study examining Quebec's fiscal situation and the options for reform.

The study, Quebec's 2015 Budget: Bold Action on Debt and Taxes Needed, spotlights Quebec's deep fiscal problems, which include the largest provincial debt burden in Canada and an uncompetitive tax regime, and what they mean for Quebec's government programs.

A news release (in English and French) with additional information will be issued via Marketwired at 6:30 a.m. (Eastern) on Thursday, March 5.

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